Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI/IBPS Exams

Q1. Which of the following state government has announced 60 lakh rupees cash special incentive for six sportswomen of the state who have qualified for the Rio Olympics?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Maharashtra
c) Odisha
d) Rajasthan
e) Kerala

Q2. The Odisha government has approved three projects involving investment of nearly __________ crore rupees.
a) 870
b) 240
c) 315
d) 520
e) 910

Q3. Who were chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016?
a) Bezwada Wilson, India
b) Dompet Dhuafa, Indonesia
c) Conchita Carpio Morales, Philippines 
d) T M Krishna , India
e) All of the above

Q4. Who has secured the Democratic Party's White House nomination, coming back from a stinging defeat in her first presidential run in 2008 and surviving a bitter primary fight to become the first woman to head the ticket of a major party in US history?
a) Dianne Feinstein
b) Barbara Boxer
c) sarah palin
d) Hillary Clinton
e) None of the above

Q5. Which of the following Bank has engaged Indian Oil Corporation's Kisan Seva Kendras as banking correspondents to extend banking facilities to farmers across the country?
a) Punjab National Bank
b) State Bank of India
c) ICICI Bank
d) Axis Bank
e) Bank of Baroda

Q6. The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill was passed by Lok Sabha, which prohibits employment of children below _________ years in all occupations except in family business, with the provision for the imprisonment of up to two years for any violation.
a) 11
b) 12
c) 18
d) 10
e) 14

Q7. The United Nation (UN) General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution approving an agreement to make the International Organisation for Migration (IMO) part of the UN as a related organisation. Where is the headquarter of IMO?
a) New York, USA
b) Paris, France
c) Nairobi, Kenya
d) Geneva, Switzerland
e) New Delhi, India

Q8. Which of the following Bank has got an in-principal approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for sponsoring a mutual fund recently?
a) IDFC Bank
b) Bandhan Bank
c) Yes Bank
d) Kotak Mahindra Bank
e) ICICI Bank

Q9. Which of the following countries has declared free of measles, after no case of the disease was registered in the last year by World Health Organisation (WHO) recently?
a) Canada
b) Brazil
c) Italy
d) Saudi Arabia
e) Bulgaria

Q10. Who become the first Sri Lankan player to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame along with Karen Rolton, Arthur Morris and George Lohmann?
a) Muttiah Muralitharan
b) Sanath Jayasuriya
c) Mahela Jayawardene
d) Kumar Sangakkara
e) Arjuna Ranatunga


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